Prof Bram van Ginneken
Radboud University Medical Center
Bram van Ginneken is Professor of Functional Image Analysis at Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre. Since 2010, he is co-chair of the Diagnostic Image Analysis Group within the Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine. He also works for Fraunhofer MEVIS in Bremen, Germany, and is one of the founders of Thirona, a company that provides analysis of medical images. Bram van Ginneken studied Physics at the Eindhoven University of Technology and at Utrecht University. In March 2001, he obtained his Ph.D. at the Image Sciences Institute on Computer-Aided Diagnosis in Chest Radiography. From 2001 through 2009, he led the Computer-Aided Diagnosis group at the Image Sciences Institute, where he still has an Associated Faculty position. He has (co-)authored over 200 publications in international journals. He is member of the Editorial Board of Medical Image Analysis and was elected to the Fleischner Society in 2017. He has pioneered the concept of challenges in medical image analysis, where multiple teams apply their algorithm to solve a particular medical image analysis task to the same test data set, so that a fair comparison can be made.